PASADENA, Calif. — Even with closer pictures, NASA still isn’t sure what the mysterious glowing spots on Ceres are.
SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK, Tanzania — Hundreds of cameras captured more than 1.2 million candid photos of wild animals in Serengeti National Park.
BERKELEY, Calif. — Three stars were far from their home galaxies when they exploded, astronomers say.
Part of our job is to help our clients avoid common home remodeling mistakes. Most people who undertake a significant home remodel will do so only once in their lifetime. On the other hand, we have been involved in almost a thousand projects, and that gives us a leg up in the experience department. Therefore, we try to prepare our clients as thoroughly as possible for the entire process — from design through construction — to see them through a successful home remodel.
All of a sudden, you entered the world of being a grown-up. It’s time to take charge. No longer are you going to let your past habits get in your way of living life. Part of this grown-up deal is breaking some of your habits; 15 of them to be precise.
I used to take it for granted that I could sit down and just type something on my computer. Recently, it has not been so easy.
I experienced true obscenity at breakfast. No, it was not what you may be thinking — it was not at Hooters before noon. It was in a five-star hotel in Manila, Philippines. What would you call pigging out when others are going hungry?
Most people think about a home remodel for years before they actually do anything about it. What makes someone take the first step to turn the dream into a reality is different for everyone. For Gayla Black and Teresa Frost, it was a flooded basement that finally did the trick.
BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada — For the first time, white dwarf stars have been photographed during the beginning stages of their 40-million-year migration, according to astronomers.
A few months ago I finally joined the world of smartphone users. I had become the family phone recycler — taking ownership of old phones when others decided to upgrade. And though I cannot say that I wasn’t excited to trash my old duct-taped, recycled phone, there are a few things I miss about its simplicity.
Last week we started our discussion about home remodeling to positively impact home values and appraisals. We discussed how an appraiser and the bank look at the nuts and bolts of your house and how potential buyers look at your house by the feel, function and finishes. A successful remodeling project requires careful planning to find the perfect balance to appeal to both audiences.
There is a painting hanging on the wall of the non-denominational chapel at the juvenile jail. Al Rounds is the painter. It hangs above and behind the piano. How long it has held that spot on the wall is unknown to any of the current volunteers.
GOTTINGEN, Germany — The beautiful jets of dust that follow comets are generated by sinkholes, according to a new study.
One of summer’s most beloved fruit groups — citrus — may be linked to melanoma.
I got one of those spammy emails recently from Goodreads. Referring to a book I had on my “completed” list, the subject title was “Did you enjoy Animal Farm?”
“HOPE: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland,” by Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus with Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan, Viking, $28.95, 336 pages (nf)
About once a year, we discuss the importance of understanding the history, style and architecture of your home. This knowledge is crucial when designing an addition or renovation.
This month, we are discussing common home remodeling mistakes. We find it a healthy exercise to talk about mistakes as a way to inform homeowners and to help them dodge a bullet or two. Here are a few more potential areas for problems during a renovation project and some advice on how to avoid them.
As an 18-year veteran crime scene investigator, I had already been working in the field for several years when the first CSI television show made its debut.
Summer can be an ideal time to get away from it all.
LONDON — Just in time for the release of the newest Jurassic Park movie, researchers announced they found remnants of blood cells and connective tissues in dinosaur fossils.
All these years, you have been walking around thinking you have a breastbone when, in fact, humans have a sternum. It is also true for our collar bones — clavicles — and our jaw bone or mandible.
Last week, we started a discussion on common remodeling mistakes. This week we will continue by highlighting some additional common remodeling mistakes that impact a project’s budget and how much a home remodel actually costs.
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